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Fire Department

Fire  Department

The mission of the Plainfield Fire Division is to protect the lives and property of the citizens of Plainfield from natural and manmade hazards and acute medical emergencies through prevention, education, and active intervention. Plainfield Fire Division is made up of men and women with diverse cultural backgrounds, each of who have taken the oath to protect and serve the citizens of Plainfield. The Plainfield Firefighters work closely with the residents and businesses through fire prevention and safety education programs to make their city as safe as possible.

The Fire Prevention Division promotes public safety by administering fire codes and standards, conducting regular building inspections, and providing prompt detection and enforced compliance with code violations.

Bureaus within the Fire department   
Operations/ Personnel/ Training - Interim Deputy Chief John Reed

Fire Prevention - Deputy Chief Joseph Franklin
Maintenance - Lieutenant Anthony Robinson
Office of Emergency Management (OEM) - Director Kenneth Childress
  station locations
Headquarters Station - 315 Central Avenue - 908) 753-3484
3 Engine Station - 1147 West 3rd Station
4 Engine Station - 1015 South Avenue 
Bureau of Fire Prevention 9 AM-5 PM - 908) 753-3446


Notifications (Click on Image to see document)

Letter to Business and Property Owners How to Submit/Make Payment For Application For Inspection Certification of Smoke Alarm, etc.  Como Someter/Pagar Por La Solicitud De Certificación de Inspección De Cumplimiento De Alarma De Humo, etc. How to Make Permit and Registration Payments Como Hacer Pagos De Permisos Y Registros
Letter.Periodic inspections codes conduct Notification.CreditCard Payments Smokes 2023 Notification.CreditCard Payments Smokes 2023.Spanish Notification.CreditCardpayments.Permits  Registration 2023 Notification.CreditCardpayments.Permits  Registration 2023. Spanish

Issued by the Fire Department

To pay by credit card or e-check, click on the blue box below. The list of permits and applications are listed in the drop down box at the bottom of the page (Downloadable Forms).  Please fill out the applicable application and e-mail to

Smoke Home Inspections



The list of permits and applications is available below.
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